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Brooks Adrenaline is up to its 21st iteration, a successful shoe, no doubt.  Brooks really lead the way in durability; the Adrenaline GTS 21 is another tough, absolute workhorse of a shoe. The Adrenaline GTS 21 is a support shoe, designed for runner’s who want some traditional stability control.  It’s reliable daily trainer designed to provide maximum stability to correct overpronation for runners of all levels and abilities.
When a pair of HOKA ONE ONE Carbon X 2’s rocked up at RT HQ, we were pretty stoked. Once dubious of the brand, we are now loyal fans. Great running shoes without the in-your-face marketing BS that we see from so many other brands. And free shoes, hell yeah. The Carbon X 2 is HOKA’s go-to road racing shoe. With a full-length carbon plate and light, bouncy foam, it is HOKA’S answer to Nike Next% or Saucony’s Endorphin. Furthermore, HOKA have made some key upgrades from their original Carbon X.
Aged 29, the tall endurance runner has made rapid progress over the past couple of seasons and last month smashed his marathon PB by more than six minutes to record 2:11:07 at the Austrian Marathon Championships in Vienna and dip below the Olympic qualification standard.
Melbourne, Australia; January 15 2021 – Sydney has today been announced as the 2021 host venue for Athletics Australia’s Australian Track and Field Championships, taking place from April 12-21.
Ellie Pashley fills in for Brad, while getting used to spikes again and leading long runs on the beach. Julian’s not a fan of January rain, or long runs on the beach. Brady puts in a big track session ahead of 5K Frenzy at Bendigo this Friday. The RunACT 5km Road Race...
“To break the (Australian) record requires an athlete with a number of very specific attributes. Firstly, they need to have the right physiology and ability. Secondly, they need to avoid injuries. And thirdly, they need to be tough and committed enough to go overseas and race like buggery. Cross-country,...
A new, fresh and exciting running event is coming to Melbourne this year which will be supporting Mental Health.The inaugural Run the TAN 2021 Annual Showcase Event will be held at The Tan Track in Melbourne  on Saturday 24th April 2021.
Julian holds out the origin story behind “Moose” as he reaches 100 miles. Brad mixes his running with weights as his New Years’ plans get derailed. Brady’s rebuild gains momentum as Moama deals with border closures again. Stewy McSweyn sets Australian All-Comers Mile record in Penguin and finishes as the World Lead...
Like Kurt Fearnley before him, Jaryd Clifford is on his way to becoming a household name. At 21 years-of-age, the vision impaired middle-distance runner won two gold medals at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships (1500m and 5000m).  We caught up with Jaryd as he continues his intense preparation for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
The name Jye Edwards has been circling around the Australian middle distance scene for years now. A talented junior, destined perhaps for greatest, but held back by those all to common injuries.  But now, under the close eye of one of Australia's most successful coaches in history, Dick Telford, Jye Edward's stock is on the rise. A no BS type of runner, modest, polite,  loaded with both endurance and speed; it's hard not to want this guy to succeed. We caught up with Jye and had a pretty cool chat.... RT: Jye, good to have you on RT. Congrats with your Albie Thomas Mile victory (Ed. Jye clocked 3:57.30).  You must be stoked with that? JE: Hey mate, it’s a pleasure to be here! Thanks a lot, I was very happy to be able to nab the win at the Albie Thomas Mile against such a quality field. It’s not often you get to toe the line with an NCAA champion and a 3-time Olympian in the same race, as well as several other top athletes. A great end to the year and hopefully a good springboard into more races in the New Year.